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20 hours ago

I Want to Find My Passion After 50, But…

In my work with women who are looking to redefine in some way on this side of 50, time (or lack thereof) is seemingly the number one barrier standing in their way. But, as we dig further, in most cases, time is not the real issue…

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2 days ago

5 Books to Close Out Summer

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, I remember the days I’d prepare for my new grade. I loved covering my textbooks with brown paper, organizing my pencil case, arranging outfit combinations, and labeling my folders…

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3 days ago

Here’s Why I Retired on a Remote Tropical Island in Southern Thailand!

20 years ago, the first time I was on Koh Lanta, I experienced a monumental event. Not because I was on a tropical island for the first time, and not because I was new to Thailand, nor somewhere so remote. It was because of the brief overwhelming…

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4 days ago

Chronically Late? 4 Strategies That Will Keep You on Time as a Mature Woman

“Wow, your hair smells really good.” It’s an odd thing for someone else’s husband to say to you, but it wasn’t the first time I’d heard it. And when the wife hugged me, too, as we all sat down to our restaurant meal that evening…

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4 days ago

Cremation 101: What Do You Really Need to Know About That Funeral

There is no aspect of funeral service as misunderstood as cremation. The biggest misconception is that cremation precludes any and all funeral services. Nothing could be further from the truth…

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6 days ago

The Rainbow Really Does Lead to a Pot of Gold!

The whole premise of my education business, Mind Money Motion, is that the more we take care of our mind and body, the less we have to worry about running out of money… because good health costs less…

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6 days ago

The Joy of Letter Writing: Reviving a Habit Long Lost

Do you remember how years before the advent of the Internet we used to write old-fashioned letters to one another that we stamped and mailed? Maybe we even got creative and sealed the letter with special sealing wax…

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7 days ago

How Do We Learn to Find Joy in Later Life?

I was walking across the street toward our mailbox and was suddenly overtaken by a high-speed mass of curly, blond hair. It was a large, young, long-legged Labradoodle – airborne. She had come running from the street behind mine…

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2 weeks ago

Retirement: A Second Childhood

Finally, retirement – the time and freedom to do what we choose. I had no idea how much fun it could be to cut the work cord and step into summer adventure. Just like the kids, I’m disappointed my first summer of retirement is almost over…

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2 weeks ago

4 Benefits of Staying in Your Own Home a Little Longer – While Starting Your Next Tree

When I moved into my newly built home more than 10 years ago, the city planted small trees on the front lawns of most of the homes. While many homeowners got spindly young saplings, I was fortunate enough to get a tall…

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